Skip to main content

This job has expired

Assistant County Attorney II or III – Civil Division

Scott County
Scott County, Minnesota
Start date
Jan 4, 2023
Closing date
Feb 1, 2023

View more

Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

Position will be filled as either an Assistant County II or III depending on the qualifications of the finalist.


This position performs professional legal work involving legal research, precedent issues, law enforcement issues, jury and court trials, court and administrative hearings, condemnations, forfeitures, appeals, and contested cases. Assignments are usually specialized as to type such as criminal prosecution, tax work, property law issues, or human services agency work. Represents Scott County and the State of Minnesota in legal matters and provide legal guidance to all departments within the County.

MQs: Assistant County Attorney III: Requires admission to the bar in the State of Minnesota or eligibility for license reciprocity and five years experience as a practicing attorney, performing specialized duties directly relevant to the position. Assistant County Attorney II: Requires admission to the bar in the State of Minnesota or eligibility for license reciprocity and one year experience as a practicing attorney, performing specialized duties directly relevant to the position. Preference given for previous experience in the area of civil law. One must be able to multi-task in an environment of fast changing priorities and various assignment. The incumbent shall possess a valid driver's license and provide a reliable means of transportation for the performance of work responsibilities.

Hiring Range: $89,764 – $125,462 annually

Closing: 2/1/23

Apply Online:  

EOE   Let’s work together.


Scott County is a progressive-thinking public sector employer with 650 employees. We are located 25 miles SW of Minneapolis in downtown Shakopee.

Scott County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation. What an exciting time to be part of our GROWING organization! As an employer, we offer:

* flexible work schedules

* competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package

* a clean and friendly work environment

* and much more!

Scott County is committed to employee training and professional development -- and has resources earmarked for this purpose. In addition to being a recognized family-friendly organization, Scott County has initiated an array of programs and policies that encourage all employees to seek a balance in their work and their lives.

Working in the public sector, you can -- and will -- make a difference in peoples’ lives. We are a people-oriented service industry, dedicated to delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

Consider joining the workforce in Scott County today. You'll be glad you did!

Compensation: It is the policy of Scott County that fair and equitable compensation shall be provided to employees for services rendered, and employees should be provided competitive rewards for achievement. The Compensation Plan shall promote the service-oriented performance philosophy of the County and recognize employee performance in relation to established behavioral criteria and the achievement of pre-established goals and objectives.

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package is provided for all employees who work 20 hours per week or more. This package includes:

  • HealthPartners Health Insurance Single, two-party, or family plan options available
  • Delta Dental Insurance Single or family plan options available.
  • ReliaStar Life Insurance $10,000 County-paid coverage
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Health Care and Daycare Accounts
  • Long Term Disability
  • An Employee Assistance Program, PERA (Public Employee's Retirement Association) - A retirement system for county and local government employees set-up in 1931 by the MN Legislature.

Other Great Benefits Available:

  • Affinity Plus (credit union)
  • U.S. Government Savings Bonds
  • VALIC - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Minnesota Benefit Association Insurance
  •  PERA Term Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Retirement Solutions - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Safety & Wellness Team
  • Organizational commitment to employee training and development
  • Free parking

Time-Off: 10 paid holidays per year. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave and Vacation and Sick Leave programs for eligible employees (21 to 33 days per year).

Company info
200 4th Ave W

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert